The table below looks at the statistics for the Principal Solutions Architect role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Principal Solutions Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Principal Solutions Architect
Rank 885 894 874
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Solutions Architect 19 15 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.013% 0.003%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.018% 0.014% 0.003%
Number of salaries quoted 18 8 3
Average salary £65,000 £80,000 £62,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +29.03%
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £90,000 £57,375
% change year-on-year
-27.77% +56.86%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
102778 107783 99441
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.50% 94.26%
Number of salaries quoted 85796 87187 82527
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Principal Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Principal Solutions Architect in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Principal Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Principal Solutions Architect
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Principal Solutions Architect within the UK.

Principal Solutions Architect Salary Trend in the UK

Principal Solutions Architect
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Principal Solutions Architect over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 within the UK.

Principal Solutions Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Principal Solutions Architect
Top 21 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Principal Solutions Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +13 19 £65,000 -18.75% 31
South East +16 8 £65,000 - 11
London -6 3 £75,000 -6.25% 2
Buckinghamshire - 3 £65,000 - 2
Middlesex - 2 £65,000 - 2
Oxfordshire - 2 £65,000 - 5
Milton Keynes - 2 £65,000 - 2
Hertford - 2 £65,000 - 2
Oxford - 2 £65,000 - 2
South West - 2 £65,000 - 2
West Midlands - 2 £65,000 - 5
East of England - 2 £65,000 - 6
Worcester - 2 £65,000 - 2
Bristol - 2 £65,000 - 2
Worcestershire - 2 £65,000 - 2
Hertfordshire - 2 £65,000 - 4
Yorkshire - 1 £85,000 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £85,000 -
Newbury - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 £85,000 -
Berkshire - 1 - - 2

Principal Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Principal Solutions Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Principal Solutions Architect in their job title.

1 19 (45.24%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (28.57%) GCIA
2 12 (28.57%) GCIH
2 12 (28.57%) CEH
2 12 (28.57%) CISA
2 12 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 12 (28.57%) CISSP
2 12 (28.57%) C
2 12 (28.57%) Network Security
2 12 (28.57%) SIEM
3 11 (26.19%) Open Source
3 11 (26.19%) SDLC
3 11 (26.19%) Marketing
3 11 (26.19%) Telecoms
4 10 (23.81%) McAfee
4 10 (23.81%) TCP/IP
4 10 (23.81%) Trustwave
4 10 (23.81%) LogRhythm
4 10 (23.81%) Splunk
4 10 (23.81%) ArcSight
4 10 (23.81%) Wireshark
4 10 (23.81%) SolarWinds
5 9 (21.43%) Oracle
6 8 (19.05%) Management Information System
6 8 (19.05%) Zachman Framework
6 8 (19.05%) TOGAF
6 8 (19.05%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 8 (19.05%) QA
6 8 (19.05%) Big Data
7 7 (16.67%) ArchiMate

Principal Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Principal Solutions Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Principal Solutions Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (11.90%) Apache Pig
1 5 (11.90%) Apache Spark
2 4 (9.52%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.38%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 7 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (11.90%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (28.57%) Network Security
2 10 (23.81%) TCP/IP
2 10 (23.81%) Wireshark
3 4 (9.52%) Broadband
3 4 (9.52%) Internet
3 4 (9.52%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.05%) Big Data
2 5 (11.90%) Sqoop
2 5 (11.90%) Hadoop
2 5 (11.90%) Apache Hive
2 5 (11.90%) MongoDB
2 5 (11.90%) NoSQL
3 4 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (11.90%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (26.19%) Telecoms
1 11 (26.19%) Marketing
2 7 (16.67%) Local Government
3 5 (11.90%) Finance
4 2 (4.76%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.76%) Mandarin Language
4 2 (4.76%) Cantonese Language
4 2 (4.76%) German Language
4 2 (4.76%) Billing
5 1 (2.38%) Banking
5 1 (2.38%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.90%) .NET
2 1 (2.38%) Middleware
2 1 (2.38%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.05%) Management Information System
2 6 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 4 (9.52%) Data Centre
4 3 (7.14%) Internet of Things
5 2 (4.76%) Machine to Machine
5 2 (4.76%) NGOSS
5 2 (4.76%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.38%) Data Structures
6 1 (2.38%) Data Integration
6 1 (2.38%) FMCG
6 1 (2.38%) SWIFT
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (45.24%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (28.57%) SIEM
3 11 (26.19%) SDLC
3 11 (26.19%) Open Source
4 8 (19.05%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 8 (19.05%) Zachman Framework
4 8 (19.05%) TOGAF
5 7 (16.67%) SysML
5 7 (16.67%) BPMN
5 7 (16.67%) ITIL
5 7 (16.67%) UML
5 7 (16.67%) CRM
5 7 (16.67%) SOA
5 7 (16.67%) Scrum
5 7 (16.67%) ArchiMate
6 5 (11.90%) MVC
6 5 (11.90%) RAD
6 5 (11.90%) Strategic Planning
6 5 (11.90%) Statistical Analysis
7 4 (9.52%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (28.57%) C
2 5 (11.90%) C#
3 4 (9.52%) Python
3 4 (9.52%) R
4 1 (2.38%) Java
4 1 (2.38%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (28.57%) GCIA
1 12 (28.57%) GCIH
1 12 (28.57%) CEH
1 12 (28.57%) CISSP
1 12 (28.57%) CISA
2 7 (16.67%) Degree
2 7 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.38%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (19.05%) QA
2 7 (16.67%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (11.90%) Apache Flume
Vendors
1 12 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 10 (23.81%) SolarWinds
2 10 (23.81%) Splunk
2 10 (23.81%) ArcSight
2 10 (23.81%) Trustwave
2 10 (23.81%) LogRhythm
2 10 (23.81%) McAfee
3 9 (21.43%) Oracle
4 4 (9.52%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (4.76%) Amdocs
5 2 (4.76%) Pega
6 1 (2.38%) SAP
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